UK-based publicly listed investment company, Augmentum Fintech’s Board has invested £5 million in the on-line mortgage broking and lending platform, Habito.

Established in 2016 and headquartered in the UK, Habito aims to assist its customers in understanding their mortgage needs as well as in mortgage submissions. Its services revolve around digital lending via its own buy-to-let mortgages.

Previously, Habito has raised £29 as a part of its Series B funding round.

Launched in 2018, Augmentum Fintech is a European venture capital investor that focuses exclusively on the fintech sector. It invests in fast-growing fintech businesses that are disrupting the banking, insurance, asset management, and wider financial services sectors. UK’s only publicly listed investment company focusing on the fintech sector.

Recently, Augmentum led the Series D funding round of British small business lending fintech iwoca, along with NIBC Bank and Prime Ventures thus bringing the total funds raised to £150 million.

by Megha Bhattacharya
Market Analyst at IBS Intelligence
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